Aug 26, Colombo: Private bus operators in Sri Lanka have complained to the Elections Commissioner about private buses being used to paste propaganda material of governing party candidates at the forthcoming provincial council election.
Aug 25, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Elections Secretariat has send a team of officials to the Anuradhapura District in the North Central Province to probe the alleged violations of election laws taking place in the run up to the provincial council elections.
Aug 19, Colombo: Elections Commissioner of Sri Lanka Mahinda Deshapriya has asked the police to seize state vehicles that are being misused during the period of the provincial council elections of the Sabaragamuwa, North Central and Eastern provinces.
July 08, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Elections Department has taken steps to issue temporary Identity Cards to the persons who do not possess an ID card in the North Central, Sabaragamuwa and Eastern Provinces slated to hold election.
Ranil Wickremasinghe and his UNPers preparing for elections are like medieval knights going to war without body armour, swords, lances and even horses. Elections in the 21st century are fought with the media – press, radio, TV and now on Internet – but Ranil’s faction of the UNP which is the main body of the ...
It is the second anniversary of the election that formed the strongest people’s government in the recent history. Exactly two years ago on 8th April 2010 the people of this country transformed its political path. At a time when the entire world was watching Sri Lanka, the people went to the polling stations to elect ...
Mar 14, Colombo: The Elections Commissioner of Sri Lanka today informed the Court of Appeal that postal voting for two local government bodies in the Mullaitivu District in the North has been postponed.
Sri Lanka Congratulated for Successful Presidential ElectionVoice of AmericaThe United States and India are congratulating Sri Lanka for carrying out a successful presidential election this week. But there are also calls from the ...* Commonwealth Expert Team says SriLankaelections
Oct 28, Colombo: The Elections Commissioner of Sri Lanka Mahinda Deshapriya is to seek advice from the Attorney General on the action to be taken against the candidates for the local government election who have failed to submit their assets and liabilities declarations.
Oct 12, Colombo: The Elections Commissioner of Sri Lanka has called on the candidates elected at last Saturday's local government elections for 23 local government bodies to hand in their asset and liability declarations by October 15th.
A fourth person has died after Saturday`s shootout which broke out during local elections in the Western Province of Sri Lanka, officials said on Monday. The shooting occurred on Saturday at around 3:30 p.m. local time near the IDH junction in the Mulleriyawa area of Sri Lanka`s Colombo District and involved two political groups supporting former Parliamentarian and Presidential Adviser Bharatha ....
Oct 10, Colombo: A Sri Lankan election watchdog, Peoples Actions for a Free and Fair Election (PAFFREL) says that a large number of incidents of abusing public properties had been reported during the local government election period.
Oct 05, Colombo: Elections Commissioner of Sri Lanka Mahinda Deshapriya has warned to review the situation in the Galle and Matara municipal areas following complaints received on election law violations by the governing United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA).
Aug 01, Colombo: Election Commissioner of Sri Lanka said steps would be initiated to stop campaigns through text messages (SMS) also after October 05th when all campaigning for the upcoming elections on October 08 for 23 local government bodies should be ended.
Party calls for change amid government's faltering post-war reconciliation efforts Jason Overdorf The Tamil National Alliance party won a sweeping victory in local elections held in the northern part of Sri Lanka, where ethnic Tamils comprise a majority of the population and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) once waged a bloody terrorist campaign for a separate Tamil nation. Sun, 24 ...
(Lanka-e-News -24.July.2011, 9.00PM) Currently ,in SriLanka, elections are conducted on one premise story so far and the other today, from there onwards. In the second phase of the 2011 local body elections...
A proxy to Sri Lanka's now-defunct separatist Tamil Tiger rebels swept local council elections held in areas ravaged by the country's 25-year civil war, officials said Sunday, amid reports of intimidation and vote-buying.
July 18, Colombo: SriLankaElections Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya and the secretaries of all political parties contesting the local government elections to be held on July 23 will have a discussion today regarding the election, the Election Department announced.